Summertime smallmouth bass fishing can be spectacular! The warm water has there metabolism in high gear which means they are feeding often and fight like there is no tomorrow. Top water presentations excel at times and fish are aggressive. Day and night fishing are both options as many times the larger fish will feed under moonlight.

Susquehanna River smallmouth in the summer can be found in heavy current as well as deeper runs. Fish can usually be caught using crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and swimbaits. Jigs, tubes, and swimbaits in the deeper runs are also productive. In the swift current these fish can be extremely aggressive.

Lake Wallenpaupack smallmouth bass in summer can be found along weedlines, shoals, and points. Fish can be caught on a variety of baits from topwater, crankbaits, swimbaits, and tubes depending on the “bite”. Early or late in the day are preferred times and night fishing can be extremely rewarding.